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Brock Scholar Named Finalist in Business Startup Competition!

Brock Scholar Kenzie Butera has been named a finalist for the student startup competition at the state-wide 36|86 Entrepreneur Festival, for her “Birds + Bees” sex education business plan! Read about Kenzie’s business plan and the competition here!

Honors College Students Win Most Awards at National Conference

Competing against a group of about 500, three students in UTC’s Honors College came out as winners in the National Collegiate Honors Council’s national meeting—the largest number of winners from any university at the conference. Read more about it here

Associate Dean Greg O’Dea Wins National Award from American College of Physicians

Dr. Gregory O’Dea, Associate Dean of the Honors College and UC Foundation Professor of English, has been awarded The Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of medical internists. Read more about it here!

Brock Scholar Alumnus Andy Walker Honored by American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Andy Walker, III, MD FAAEM (Brock Scholars 1981) has received the 2016 James Keaney Award from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM). Named after the founder of AAEM, this award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to our organization. Dr. Walker is recognized for his remarkable work in the Tennessee legislature to protect emergency physicians from restrictions on their right to practice. Dr. Walker is

Brock Scholar Wins Gilman Scholarship

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DaiMeshia Seay has won the nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, completing a very successful freshman year as a Brock Scholar in the Honors College. Meshia is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Studies, combining her interests in biology, public administration, and business to prepare for a career in health care administration following graduate school. The Gilman Scholarship program was founded in 2000 in honor of retired New York

Brock Scholar Robert Fisher Named Rhodes Scholar

Robert Fisher has been named a 2015 Rhodes Scholar, the only recipient from the state of Tennessee and one of only 32 recipients nationwide.  The Rhodes Scholarships are the most competitive and prestigious international fellowships in the world. 

Brock Scholars Reign at Homecoming

Brock Scholars Tina Nguyen and Robert Fisher were crowned Homecoming Queen and Top Moc, respectively, at the Homecoming game on October 4.

Brock Scholar Alum Wins National Poetry Award

Hannah Gamble, a 2004 graduate of the Brock Scholars Program (formerly called the University Honors Program), has received a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation.

Brock Scholar Wins National Scholarship in Engineering

Nicholas True, a senior Brock Scholar from Cleveland, Tennessee, has won the National Top Scholar Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies worth $10,000. This award is selected on the basis of academic performance, leadership, initiative, work experience in the field and understanding of the engineer’s role in various scenarios.   Nick was previously selected as one of two winners at the state level, which qualified him for the national